10 Things Not to Say to a New Mom


Is That Drool on Your Shirt?

Drool: It's what they do?
Drool: It's what they do?

Yes, breastfeeding damp spots can be very embarrassing. But so can any number of other post-pregnancy mystery spots and stains. Have you noticed yet that motherhood is a dirty business? Grime and goo magically glom onto any serviceably clean piece of clothing a new mom owns (usually work clothes, naturally). It's an unwritten law of nature that a mom's garments must be spat on, speckled, spilled on or spotted within 20 minutes of putting them on -- and this will go on for at least the first year of motherhood.